Chairman of the Board & CEO
A shareholder since 2010, Chris took over as CEO of eCoast in 2016, recognizing the value of the long-standing eCoast brand in the IT space. In this role, Chris is focused on eCoast’s strategic direction as it moves from live lead generation services to technology-enabled sales development services bringing alignment and transparency for your sales and marketing team.
With more than 30 years experience leading enterprises in the technology, education and business services areas, Chris has built companies from zero stage startups to over $100 million in revenue and been involved in two IPOs.
Chris was the President and CEO of Caliber Learning Network from its inception in 1996 through 2001. Prior to Caliber, he served as Chief Operating Officer for Sylvan Prometric, a division of Sylvan Learning Systems. While at Prometric, Chris developed a network of over 2,000 computer-based testing centers within 100 countries and was responsible for managing the operating infrastructure of the company as well as the key clients.
When not on a plane, Chris lives in Baltimore, Maryland with his family.
Brad Turner, EVP of Operations/CFO
With 25 years of experience in business-to-business services, Brad has a proven record of scaling operations and leading strategic growth initiatives.
In addition to his role with eCoast, he is also the founder of My BTLR, a virtual solutions company providing administrative support functions to entrepreneurs, professionals, and small to mid-sized businesses.
Prior to founding My BTLR, Brad served as Vice President of Allegis Group, the largest staffing and human capital management company in the USA and the fourth largest globally. During his 17+ year tenure with Allegis, he served in a variety of roles including CFO and Board Director for International Operations based in London, UK as well as various leadership roles within Allegis subsidiaries including Allegis Global Solutions, TEKsystems, and several emerging operating companies within the group structure.
A key driver in Allegis’s success both in the USA and abroad, Brad grew international operations over five-fold through both organic and acquisition growth. He led finance and operations throughout EMEA and Asia including direct oversight of operations, administration, finance & accounting, legal, human resources, and technology. Brad was key in the acquisition and integration of numerous companies, including co-leading the acquisition and integration of Aston Carter, the leading IT staffing company in Europe and Allegis’s largest acquisition to date.
Brad is a graduate of the University of Alabama and lives in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife and four children.
Chief Administrative Officer
Richard joined the eCoast executive team in 2016, since then his focus has been on developing eCoast’s technology infrastructure, fostering strategic vendor relationships and fortifying other key operational processes. Rich came to eCoast after a long consulting career where he often served as a change agent and liaison. This varied background serves Rich well as he is now is responsible for the procurement and management of the target company and contact data used in our sales development efforts. Additionally, he is the Product Manager for our Sales Development Center™ (SDC) application which drives our sales development activities. Providing our Sales Development Representatives with the right target list data and the right enabling technology from SDC plays to Rich’s consulting strengths of aligning people, processes, and technology.
Senior VP, Sales
Mike, a veteran sales executive, joined the eCoast team in 2017 bringing extensive experience in enterprise and startup companies. Mike is known for building loyal, high-energy sales teams that consistently exceed their sales goals to capture and grow market share annually year over year.
Besides sales, Mike’s other areas of expertise include identifying people and businesses core strengths; hiring extremely productive and sought after sales talent; creating a company vision and strategic alignment; driving profitable growth across market segments and creating a culture of positive energy revolving around winning. Mike runs our West Coast office out of CA
Sales Director, East Coast
Mark Lynch is Director of Sales, Eastern Region for eCoast Marketing. Mark is a highly accomplished sales professional with over 16 years of experience in both individual contributor and leadership roles. He has considerable experience with sales acceleration software, CRM best practices, and sales enablement processes.
In addition to his current role at eCoast Marketing, Mark led sales and sales development teams at Kodak Alaris, ConnectLeader, Monster.com, and Cerida.
Director, Client Operations
Colin joined the eCoast team in 2008. His various roles have included Business Development Representative, Sales Floor Manager, and Training Manager. Colin leads the sales development team focusing on operational delivery while maintaining excellent quality of work standards for our customers.
Over the last 8 years, Colin has worked closely with leading manufacturers and national VARS to understand their revenue goals, exceed their expectations, and help build long-standing relationships. Overseeing anywhere from 8 to 50 calling agents, Colin has a stellar track record of success due to his unique ability to train, mentor, motivate and drive productivity across his team.
Colin holds a B.S. in Mathematics Education from the University of New Hampshire. In his free time, he enjoys athletic activities, spending time outdoors, and relaxing with his family. Colin lives in Eliot, Maine.
Director, Client Services
Erika has been a part of the eCoast team since 2009 when she started as a Business Development Representative. She quickly moved into a Program Manager role to assist with the execution and success of large OEM clients.
Through the years she has climbed the ranks within the Program Management team by exhibiting her ability to think critically to drive results, create balanced business relationships and mentor other team members. Erika’s professional background includes Account Management, Banking, and Financial Sales.
Outside of work Erika enjoys spending time with family and friends, sports, music, and is involved in fostering rescue dogs. Erika lives in Berwick, Maine.
Brian K. Snee
Director of Quality Assurance and Training
Brian joined eCoast Marketing in 2005 as a Business Development representative. Brian’s background as a tech analyst made him an invaluable member of the team and he quickly became an SME for the training department. In 2010 Brian’s understanding of the eCoast product and his easy manner with his peers and eCoast processes made him an excellent fit for the Quality Assurance Department. As eCoast’s business needs have evolved, Brian’s dedication to the team’s overall success, allowed him to easily take on the role of Director of Quality Assurance and Training. Prior to joining eCoast Brian held various roles within Liberty Mutual Insurance group, both as a contractor and as a Technical Analyst. Brian’s early career allowed him to grow professionally by securing roles at companies such as Pitney Bowes and Inacom Inc.
In his spare time, Brian enjoys travel and spending time with his family.